Family friendly


Now - Sat 09 Jul 2022


19:30 - 22:00


£12.50 - £15.00

Pontefract Castle’s biggest musical event returns for 2022!

Enjoy an evening of beautiful music from the West Yorkshire Symphony Orchestra in the historic grounds of Pontefract Castle.

Eat, drink, and relax with friends and family before watching the spectacular firework finale.

Bring your own low backed chairs or rugs and settle down for an evening to remember.

Food and drink will be available to buy on the night

Concert starts at 7.30pm and ends at 10pm. Gates open 5.30pm.

Advance tickets: £15 Adults and £12.50 Child (plus booking fee)

Please take all litter home with you.

COVID-19: For your safety please observe social distancing and hygiene etiquette. You should not attend the event if you or anyone in your group are experiencing COVID symptoms. We are unable to offer refunds if you are unable to attend due to COVID related illness or self-isolation.

Frequently Asked Questions:

What time does the event start?

Gates open from 5.30pm, concert starts at 7.30pm, concert finishes at approximately 9.45pm.

Do you offer refunds?

Tickets are non-refundable, the show will go on whatever the weather, please be prepared.

Are refreshments available?

There will be food and drink available to buy on the night, but you are welcome to bring a picnic and alcohol. No BBQ’s permitted. Please drink responsibly and take home any litter.

Is there any seating?

Please bring your own low backed seats. Large umbrellas or tents are not allowed.

Is the event outdoors?

The event takes place outdoors on the main grassed area of the castle and will take place whatever the weather. Please note that large umbrellas or shelters are not allowed.

Can I bring my dog?

Well-behaved dogs are welcome but please keep them on a lead and be aware that the show finishes with fireworks with loud bangs and flashes

Where can I park?

By special permission additional free parking is available in Poundstretcher’s car park WF8 2LN. Alternatively please use town centre car parks which are mostly free after 6pm.

I have a blue badge, where can I park?

Limited parking for blue badge holders only is available in the castle car park WF8 2JF. Passengers may be dropped off at the top of Spink lane but the road directly outside the castle gates will be closed for the event.

Can I smoke during the event?

Smoking or vaping is not allowed in the grounds of Pontefract Castle. A smoking area will be available outside the main gates.

Will there be an interval?

Yes, there will be an interval.

Is there anything for children?

Children must be supervised throughout the event. Please do not bring ball games.

Can tickets be purchased on the night?

Any remaining tickets will be available on the night at £18 Adult and £14.50, however we usually sell out in advance.

Please note all information is subject to change

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